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Man and Boy (1971)

After the Civil War, a black ex-union soldier, his wife, and his son settle in Arizona Territory to homestead and build their lives. At first, Caleb Revers race doesn't seem to matter, but then things change.

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E.W. Swackhamer
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Bill Cosby ... Caleb Revers
Gloria Foster ... Ivy
Leif Erickson ... Mossman
George Spell George Spell ... Billy
Douglas Turner Ward Douglas Turner Ward ... Christmas
John Anderson ... Stretch
Henry Silva ... Caine
Dub Taylor ... Atkins
Yaphet Kotto ... Nate
Shelley Morrison ... Rosita
Richard Bull ... Thornhill
Robert Lawson Robert Lawson ... Lawson
Jason Clark Jason Clark ... Red
Fred Graham ... Blockers
Jack Owens Jack Owens
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After the Civil War, a black ex-union soldier, his wife, and his son settle in Arizona Territory to homestead and build their lives. At first, Caleb Revers race doesn't seem to matter, but then things change.

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Bill Cosby comes to the big screen in a stunning switch from his TV and comedy portrayals to a starkly dramatic role!


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Slo-Mo
Composed And Arranged by J.J. Johnson
Performed by J.J. Johnson And His Orchestra
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He attempts to catch a wild horse
24 November 2000 | by dizozzaSee all my reviews

It was just rather interesting how much a person could need something and the skills developed to acquire it, especially capturing something wild, like the white horse with its brown relatives. Anyway, after lassoing it, it winds up dragging him until the rope breaks. That was a cinematic scene. I only saw a reel of this film, a reel that mysteriously was identified as a reel from Westworld.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 January 1976 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

Ride a Dark Horse See more »

Filming Locations:

Arizona, USA See more »

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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